We are pleased to announce that effective immediately our OTTAWA and LONDON offices have moved to bright, cheerful new spaces. The Ottawa office has relocated to Suite 300 within the same building, moving up to the third floor tower on the south side of the Kanata Town Centre. The London Office has moved to 1385 …

Introducing FSA Experts-Conseils inc.

FSA has a new Montréal office:  FSA Experts-Conseils inc.  The Montréal team is headed by Hardeep Bhuller, Eng., President.  Hardeep brings over 20 years of experience in roof and pavement consulting to the team.  Stéphanie Duguay, Vice-President, Alessandro Fiorello, Project Coordinator and Alexandre Béland, Project Coordinator round out the Montréal team.  You can contact them …

Of Course!

FSA team members Scott Farmer (Kingston) and Roel Parker (Ottawa) recently completed a 4 day, hands-on training course on design and construction of multiple types of roof systems.  Extensive hands-on application, leak detection and repair of the different roofing systems reinforced the classroom instruction with focus on industry standards and best practices.  Identification of common …

Shear Genius

We are thrilled to announce that FSA Engineering Intern Alex Lafontaine, M.A.Sc., EIT has published not one but two papers in industry journals. Both papers are derived from the work he completed for his Master’s. The goal of the research was to establish a better understanding of the behaviour of light wood-frame shear walls sheathed …

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

Jed Clampett’s immortal words are echoing through FSA this week as we lose our 2 super students, Christoph Middleton and Brandon Rowland.  Both are returning to school life for the fall.  Neither one responded positively to our offer of Granny’s vittles; however, we are hoping to lure them back for periodic visits with the promise …

FSA just 1 year away from learners permit!

In a news release that has drivers everywhere preparing for the worst, FSA turned 15 years old today. The engineering firm, headquartered in Ottawa, is finally on the cusp of its greatest moment: an appointment with the Ministry of Transportation. FSA celebrated with this beautiful rectangular cake, designed by some of the most brilliant CAD minds …

FSA Rolls Out New Clothing Line

Keep your eyes peeled folks! FSA’s colours are now proudly mulling about the city on the backs of our capable employees. How do we describe this influx of blue swag? In the words of field specialist sophomore Ali Awada, “Swanky!”

Great Scott! Kingston is Growing Again!

FSA welcomes Scott Farmer to our strong Kingston contingent.  Scott is a Grade ‘A’ product locally grown at St. Lawrence College, and has already harvested a bushel of experience before joining FSA.  His arrival is well timed, as Chris MacNeil and his Kingston group prepare to tackle a large new work stream, performing ‘building surgery’ …

London Calling

FSA’s geographic reach has just taken a big step westward and southward with the opening of a new office in London, Ontario.  We welcome FSA alumnus Craig MacInnes, CET, RRO, back into our fold as our new London Branch Manager.  If Craig is not already on your roof or climbing your walls, you can reach …

A Ringing Endorsement

FSA has been awarded a significant contract to manage the re-roofing of Bell Canada facilities in Ontario and Québec.  We are honoured to be entrusted with helping maintain this essential communications backbone, which is relied upon by millions of telephone and internet users every day.

Brown is the New Black

FSA proudly welcomes Jake Brown, RRO to our staff.  Jake brings us over 13 years of consulting experience with a full spectrum of roofs:  black, brown, green and everything in between.

Stronger Foundations

Two members of the FSA structural group are proudly sporting new designations.  Joe Emerson has achieved CET (Certified Engineering Technologist) status, as awarded by OACETT, and Alex Lafontaine has earned his M.Sc. title from the University of Ottawa, after successfully defending his thesis.  Well deserved, gentlemen!

John Callender has joined FSA!!

We are very pleased to welcome John Callender to the FSA team.  John is a renowned local expert in the roofing and building envelope industry, having over 30 years of experience in the Ottawa area.  Following productive stops at Batten Sears, Zenix, Genivar and finally WSP, John joins the FSA team as they prepare to …

3D Harmony

FSA has recently acquired additional office space at the Ottawa location where our CAD department now works together in model space AND paper space.  We call it “The Expansion Joint”.  In other news, “The Control Joint”, where Ted hangs his hardhat, remains unmoved.

FSA Triumphs Over Blackflies!

After two weeks of extensive travel and battles with the elements, all roof walkovers were completed in stage one of our project with Keewatin Patricia District School Board.